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Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Rights of children

    1. 1.Duties of Scottish Ministers in relation to the rights of children

    2. 2.Duties of public authorities in relation to the UNCRC

    3. 3.Authorities to which section 2 applies

    4. 4.Interpretation of Part 1

  3. PART 2 Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland

    1. 5.Investigations by the Commissioner

    2. 6.Requirement to respond to Commissioner’s recommendations

  4. PART 3 Children’s services planning

    1. 7.Introductory

    2. 8.Requirement to prepare children’s services plan

    3. 9.Aims of children’s services plan

    4. 10.Children’s services plan: process

    5. 11.Children’s services plan: review

    6. 12.Implementation of children’s services plan

    7. 13.Reporting on children’s services plan

    8. 14.Assistance in relation to children’s services planning

    9. 15.Guidance in relation to children’s services planning

    10. 16.Directions in relation to children’s services planning

    11. 17.Children’s services planning: default powers of Scottish Ministers

    12. 18.Interpretation of Part 3

  5. PART 4 Provision of named persons

    1. 19.Named person service

    2. 20.Named person service in relation to pre-school child

    3. 21.Named person service in relation to children not falling within section 20

    4. 22.Continuation of named person service in relation to certain young people

    5. 23.Communication in relation to movement of children and young people

    6. 24.Duty to communicate information about role of named persons

    7. 25.Duty to help named person

    8. 26.Information sharing

    9. 27.Disclosure of information

    10. 28.Guidance in relation to named person service

    11. 29.Directions in relation to named person service

    12. 30.Complaints in relation to Part 4

    13. 31.Relevant authorities

    14. 32.Interpretation of Part 4

  6. PART 5 Child’s plan

    1. 33.Child’s plan: requirement

    2. 34.Content of a child’s plan

    3. 35.Preparation of a child’s plan

    4. 36.Responsible authority: general

    5. 37.Responsible authority: special cases

    6. 38.Delivery of a child’s plan

    7. 39.Child’s plan: management

    8. 40.Assistance in relation to child’s plan

    9. 41.Guidance on child’s plans

    10. 42.Directions in relation to child’s plans

    11. 43.Complaints in relation to Part 5

    12. 44.Listed authorities

    13. 45.Interpretation of Part 5

  7. PART 6 Early learning and childcare

    1. 46.Early learning and childcare

    2. 47.Duty to secure provision of early learning and childcare

    3. 48.Mandatory amount of early learning and childcare

    4. 49.Looked after 2 year olds: alternative arrangements to meet wellbeing needs

    5. 50.Duty to consult and plan on delivery of early learning and childcare

    6. 51.Method of delivery of early learning and childcare

    7. 52.Flexibility in way in which early learning and childcare is made available

    8. 53.Interpretation of Part 6

  8. PART 7 Power to provide school education for pre-school children

    1. 54.Duty to consult and plan in relation to power to provide school education for pre-school children

  9. PART 8 Day care and out of school care

    1. 55.Duty to consult and plan in relation to day care and out of school care

  10. PART 9 Corporate parenting

    1. 56.Corporate parents

    2. 57.Application of Part: children and young people

    3. 58.Corporate parenting responsibilities

    4. 59.Planning by corporate parents

    5. 60.Collaborative working among corporate parents

    6. 61.Reports by corporate parents

    7. 62.Duty to provide information to Scottish Ministers

    8. 63.Guidance on corporate parenting

    9. 64.Directions to corporate parents

    10. 65.Reports by Scottish Ministers

  11. PART 10 Aftercare

    1. 66.Provision of aftercare to young people

  12. PART 11 Continuing care

    1. 67.Continuing care: looked after children

  13. PART 12 Services in relation to children at risk of becoming looked after, etc.

    1. 68.Provision of relevant services to parents and others

    2. 69.Relevant services: further provision

    3. 70.Interpretation of Part 12

  14. PART 13 Support for kinship care

    1. 71.Assistance in relation to kinship care orders

    2. 72.Orders which are kinship care orders

    3. 73.Kinship care assistance: further provision

    4. 74.Interpretation of Part 13

  15. PART 14 Adoption register

    1. 75.Scotland’s Adoption Register

  16. PART 15 School closure proposals, etc.

    1. 76.References to the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010

    2. 77.Restriction on closure proposals

    3. 78.Financial implications of closure proposals

    4. 79.Correction of proposal paper

    5. 80.Special provision for rural school closure proposals

    6. 81.Call-in of closure proposals

  17. PART 16 Children’s hearings

    1. 82.Safeguarders: exceptions to duty to prepare report on appointment

    2. 83.Maximum period of child protection order

    3. 84.Power to determine that deeming of person as relevant person to end

    4. 85.Grounds hearing: non-acceptance of facts supporting ground

    5. 86.Failure of child to attend grounds hearing: power to make interim order

    6. 87.Limit on number of further interim compulsory supervision orders

    7. 88.Area support teams: establishment

    8. 89.Area support teams: administrative support by local authorities

    9. 90.Interpretation of Part 16

  18. PART 17 Other reforms

    1. Detention of children in secure accommodation

      1. 91.Appeal against detention of child in secure accommodation

    2. Children’s legal aid

      1. 92.Power of Scottish Ministers to modify circumstances in which children’s legal aid to be made available

    3. Provision of school meals

      1. 93.Provision of free school lunches

    4. Licensing of child performances

      1. 94.Extension of licensing of child performances to children under 14

    5. Wellbeing under 1995 Act

      1. 95.Consideration of wellbeing in exercising certain functions

  19. PART 18 General

    1. 96.Assessment of wellbeing

    2. 97.Interpretation

    3. 98.Modification of enactments

    4. 99.Subordinate legislation

    5. 100.Guidance and directions

    6. 101.Ancillary provision

    7. 102.Commencement

    8. 103.Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Authorities to which section 2 applies

    2. Schedule 2

      Relevant authorities

    3. Schedule 3

      Listed authorities

    4. Schedule 4

      Corporate parents

    5. Schedule 5

      Modification of enactments

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